Dr. Louise Metz
Dr. Louise Metz is a Board-certified Internal Medicine physician and expert in women’s health and gender-related health care. After receiving an undergraduate degree in Biology and Women’s Studies at Duke University, she attended medical school at the University of North Carolina, where she was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California at San Francisco. As part of a women’s health fellowship at UCSF, she completed coursework in Biostatistics and Epidemiology, and has published research with a focus on heart disease in women. She held an academic position at NYU’s Bellevue Hospital in New York, and later joined the Duke Medicine faculty, providing primary care and teaching residents.
Dr. Metz provides comprehensive primary care, including preventive medicine, management of chronic medical conditions, and evaluation of acute conditions. She has particular expertise and clinical interest in eating disorders, menopausal care, transgender health, migraine headaches, irritable bowel syndrome, and management of depression and anxiety. She offers a holistic, patient-centered approach to medical care and provides multidisciplinary care for her patients by collaborating closely with other providers.
Dr. Metz lives in Chapel Hill with her husband and two boys. When she is not in the office, she enjoys watching her boys play sports, practicing yoga, and traveling with her family.